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DISTRICT 29-30 AREA TRACK MEET
Pearsall’s Mavs and Lady Mavs were both third overall in action at the District 29/30 Area Track meet in Uvalde on Wednesday, April 20.
Devine dominated the girls’ field with 161 points while Somerset won the boys’ field with 133 points. The Lady Mavs tallied 94 points and the Mavs rolled up 98 points.
Pearsall saw 19 athletes qualify for the regional meet as nine Mavs and ten Lady Mavs finished fourth or better in their respective events.
“We are excited to have so many athletes qualify for regionals,” PHS boys’ track coach Julian Hernandez said. “They have worked hard and deserve to compete in Kingsville.
“We are very pleased with how the athletes competed, we had a lot of personal bests and season bests and the athletes really responded well to the competition. Overall we are very proud of our student athletes this year and hope to continue the success moving forward.”
PHS girls’ coach Arlene Silva was equally impressed with her team’s performance.
“We did a great job,” she said. “We represented the district and competed well and we’re still progressing and achieving personal goals.
“We are looking forward to regional competition. Our coaching staff has done a great job and all the credit goes to our kids for keeping their eyes, ears and minds open.”
Regional qualifiers include Giselle Castillo, Anisty Martinez, Holly DeLeon, Esmeralda Gonzalez, Jezzie Leal, Sieya Martinez, Sarah Brady, Saynika Weaver, Jenevy Gonzalez, Neveah Ramon, Nathaniel Rodriguez, Gilbert Marquez, Elijah Luna, Jose Ramirez, Joseph De La Rosa, Gavino Gutierrez, Jovonnie Robledo, Weston Hurst and Jesus Leal.
Complete boys’ results are as follows: 100m dash, fourth, Nathaniel Rodriguez, 12.00, fifth, Jose Ramirez, 12.19; 200m dash, fifth, Brian Gandara, 24.16, seventh, Eduardo Martinez, 24.61; 800m run, fourth, Gilbert Marquez, 2:10.76, seventh, Jorge Herrada, 2:23.05; 1,600m run, seventh, Romeo Vega, 5:35.35; 110m hurdles, sixth, Jovonnie Robledo, 18.25; 300m hurdles, third, Elijah Luna, 44.76, fifth, Jovonnie Robledo, 46.36; 400m relay, fifth, Jayden Gonzales, Brian Gandara, Nathaniel Rodriguez, Jose Ramirez, 44.71; 800m relay, fifth, Jayden Gonzales, Eduardo Martinez, Jaidan Ortiz, Brian Gandara, 1:34.99; 1,600m relay, fifth, Jaidan Ortiz, Victor Rodriguez, Tristan Ellis, Jorge Herrada, 3:43.37; long jump, second, Jose Ramirez, 21’2″, fifth, Leon Martinez, 19’7-1/2″; shot put, first, Joseph De La Rosa, 47’5″, second, Gavino Gutierrez, 46’4-1/2″; discus, third, Gavino Gutierrez, 128’8″; triple jump, second, Jose Ramirez, 41’11″, sixth, Jayden Gonzales, 39’6-1/2″, eighth, Jovonnie Robledo, 37’10″; high jump, tied for third, finished fourth, Jovonnie Robledo, 5’6″, tied for third, finished seventh, Jayden Gonzales, 5’6″; pole vault, tied for first, Weston Hurst, 10’6″, tied for first, finished second, Jesus Leal, 10’6″.
Lady Mavs’ results are as follows: 100m dash, second, Giselle Castillo, 13.97; 200m dash, second, Anisty Martinez, 28.76; 800m run, fourth, Holly DeLeon, 2:47.06; 1,600m run, second, Esmeralda Gonzalez, 6:21.75, sixth, Natalie Vega, 6:31.63; 100m hurdles, third, Jezzie Leal, 17.63, fifth, Sieya Martinez, 17.84; 300m hurdles, third, Sieya Martinez, 50.85, fifth, Jezzie Leal, 51.53; 400m relay, fifth, Sarah Brady, Anisty Martinez, Giselle Castillo, Saynika Weaver, 53.77; 800m relay, third, Sarah Brady, Anisty Martinez, Giselle Castillo, Saynika Weaver, 1:54.44; 1,600m relay, fourth, Jenevy Gonzalez, Holly Deleon, Nevaeh Ramon, Saynika Weaver, 4:27.27; long jump, sixth, Anisty Martinez, 15’2-1/4″; high jump, first, Jezzie Leal, 5’; pole vault, second, Esmeralda Gonzalez, 8’, tied for third, Sarah Brady, 7’6″.
The Class 4A Region IV meet will be at Javelina Stadium on the campus of Texas A&M University-Kingsville on April 29 and 30.